UK doctors to strike over pensions

Doctors in the UK, including GPs, will strike for the first time in almost 40 years in protest at changes to the National Health Service pension scheme.

The one-day industrial action set for 21 June will see doctors limit care to urgent and emergency cases, said the British Medical Association on Wednesday.

The action was decided on the back of a BMA ballot, which attracted 50,000 responses — with the majority of GPs,